A most excellent day!

Today is the birthday of two of my favorite artists:




They were born within five years of each other; Beethoven on Dec. 16, 1770, and Jane on Dec. 16, 1775.

So today you should read some Jane–or watch some Colin in Jane, like this:



and listen to some Beethoven. Or watch some Beethoven, such as:



Beethoven will always be my favorite composer; his “Moonlight” sonata was what made me want piano lessons. I much prefer his fiery sensibilities to the detachement of Bach and the occasional giddiness of Mozart. (Although there are some Mozart pieces I love, especially his operas. His piano stuff, I can take or leave.)

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